Mohammed Dewji, forty-three-year-old Tanzanian dollar billionaire was at last found on Saturday. Dewji his kidnapping attracted local and international media.
Several blames had been placed on the government and even some accusing the government of planning for his abduction. Dewji has been a strong critic of President Makufuli government.
His uncle Azim Dewji, father and family spokesman confirmed to the media that the billionaire had come home safely.
Dejwi was found a day after the government through the Inspector General had refuted claims of independent investigations. The Inspector General had said in the press that they had spotted the vehicle that was used to kidnap the billionaire.
The family of Dewji had offered a reward of 1 billion Tanzanian billions for anyone who could have give information that could have led for his trace.
Mohammed Dewji was kidnapped on 11th October by unknown men. The gunmen kidnapped the billionaire on his way to the Oysterbay hotel. It’s his routine to go for a gym exercise. The Kidnappers wore masks.
Dewji was quoted on his twitter account
“I thank Allah that I have returned home safely. I thank all my fellow Tanzanian and everyone around the world for their prayers. I thank the authorities of Tanzania, including the Police Force for working for my safe return,” Mohammed Dewji said on Twitter.
Who is this Mohammed Dewji
According to Forbes Magazine, Mohammed Dewji is the youngest Dollar billionaire in Africa.
The billionaire is a Tanzania by birth.
His Net worth is estimated by Forbes Magazine to be $1.5 billion.
He his the CEO of MeTL Group a family empire started by his father in early 1970s.
Mohammed Dewji served as a Member of Parliament from 2005 to 2015. He served as a member of Parliament from Singida, his hometown under Chama Cha Mapinduzi.
He is the 17th Richest person in Africa and youngest in Africa.